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Chef Jason Santos cooks for firefighters in Medford

MEDFORD — With a fire station located in his Melrose neighborhood, Jason Santos grew up watching the trucks whiz by and imagined what it would be like to rush off and save lives.

The son of an EMT and a former Navy SEAL, he was raised in an atmosphere of public service, attracted to the adrenaline and urgency to perform associated with firefighting.

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